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it's thursday, october 29th. coming up on "early today" t donald was low key. jeb bush missed the mark. and rubio ended up shining. and the ben carson was ended up in the spotlight. the winners and losers from the debate. and the new secret prs the military blimp. norad scramble security teams in the skies and security teams on the grounds? and former longest serving house speaker prepares for jail. and gwynn perry takes by storm and the americans will spend $350 million on pet costumes this year. "early today" starts right now.
i'm dara brown. it may have been the most explosive debate yet. republican candidates for president attacking the media and each other. let's get right to tracie potts in washington what. a night. >> reporter: donald trump is on top according to twitter. ted cruz and marco rubio depending who you ask had very strong nights and so did some of the underdog candidates. >> we cannot elect somebody that doesn't know how to do the job. >> oh i'm never going to attack but then his poll numbers tanked. that is why he's an the end. >> and missed senate votes. >> you should be showing up to work. literally the senate, what is it like a french workweek. >> someone convinced you that attacking me is going to help you. >> question the moderators. >> let's be honest.
is this a comicbook version of a presidential campaign. >> it is not a comic book and it is not a very nicely asked question the way you say that. >> how about talking about the substantive issues people care about. >> we have isis and al qaeda attacking us. and we're talking about fantasy football? can we stop. >> he thought the debate was light on the issues. the audience didn't like some of his questions either. >> they know. >> cnbc's economy debate covered medicare, social security, tax reform and spending and raising the debt limit. >> this is the unholy alliance somebody needs to know about. and. >> carly fiorina defended her business decision. >> i will run on my record all. >> besides the media the
republican's most consistent target? hillary clinton. >> and the flat tax programs. 10%, 15%. crunching the numbers on the spot to figure out what might work and response from cnbc on the criticism of their moderators. >> so who are the winners and losers from the debate? an inform cnbc post debate poll has trump on top followed by cruz, rubio in third. the consensus that jeb bush didn't do anything to help his faltering campaign. on social media ted cruz was the most discussed candidate during the debate. and donald trump had the most mentions on twitter. post debate front runners carson and trump were both full of good cheer praising the field. >> who were you impressed with tonight? >> i was -- i was impressed with everybody. >> i thought it was great. i thought i did well. and i thought everyone did well. i really enjoyed the debate.
>> the pair also had good things to say about each ore. with trump saying carson is a smart guy and carson saying he has a lot of respect the. >> and ted cruz criticizing the debate moderators. >> i think my biggest weakness the questions asked. this is not a cage match. are how about talking about the substantive issues people care about? [ applause ] >> reince priebus. the rnc also put on official statement saying the performance by the cnbc moderators was extremely disappointing and did a disservice to the network, and
voters. people who want to be president of the united states should be able to answer tough questions. democratic front runner hillary clinton was open about her feelings of the debate. tweeting out a give of her brushing her shoulder off. >> and this weekend in a sunday exclusive. meet the press moderator chuck todd will speak with jeb bush. a runway military surveillance blimp is back on solid ground this morning. it was a strange sight over pennsylvania yesterday. it traveled over 120 miles and reached an altitude of nearly 16,000 feet. nbc has the report. >> the unmanned military surveillance blimp floated over pennsylvania for hours with fighters jets and pris in hot pursuit. >> one eye witness didn't quite know what it was. >> this big white thing just started going over. >> the blimp left a trail of
instruction with a mile long tether that caused destruction to homes. >> we lost power for probably three, four hours. >> the blimp finally came to rest. it's called a jlens. usually moored in maryland and watches the skies from 10,000 feet in the air. >> this is part of a new radar system that is supposed to detect cruise missiles. fast flying low flying cruise missiles. >> an investigation is under way. >> breaking news overnight. a shark attack has injured a 10-year-old boy. he was reportedly body building about 30 feet out when he was bitten in the thigh. first responders transported the boy to queens medical center in serious condition. this is the seventh shark attack in hawaii this year. according to nbc affiliate knhl.
on october 17th a 44-year-old man suffered leg injuries. and on october 9th. a man lost several fingers. and next speaker of the house. paul ryan is expected to be officially elected today. he needs 218 votes to take the gavel. many of those who opposed him behind closed doors are expected to switch their support. so a ryan victory could be in the bag. he would be the youngest speak ner almost 150 years and second in line to the presidency after joe biden. and any with severe allergic reactions. sanofi is recalling epi pens.
it includes the lot numbers on your screen with expiration dates march 2016 to december 2016. we've included the company's contact information and they will reimburse for new epi pens. it was a royal day at fort be belvoir. >> the prince was in virginia yesterday. they met with wounded service members and vets at a new facility designed to support injured and troops. harry ree also took the time to talk about the upcoming games. >> hundreds of additional veterans from around the world will benefit from taking part. and millions more people will be inspired by their stories. >> the games will take place in
orlando may 8-12, 2016. it is not even halloween. but winter isn't far off. and a reminder up in wisconsin. snow isn't waiting for the jack lanterns to go away. and parts of northern minnesota got two inches yesterday. don't worry folks. spring is just 142 days a i way. boy, that seems really far. >> that is the problem with northern minnesota. it can snow the end of october and it can snow the middle of april. it is a long season. it's snowing a few spots in the west. not many. but top of mount rainier it's snowing right now. and possibly some of the highest elevation's the olympics too. there are some showers going through the mountainous areas. okay in seattle. dry on i-5 right now. and this is the next storm to the south bringing problems unfortunately for halloween weekend through the deep south.
right now it is showers heading to the east or north of phoenix. around kingman you can see a swirl here with showers too. that is the next storm system that is going bring the heavy rain through. right now not a lot of moisture to work withes. but just like last weekend is going to be pick up moisture from the gulf of mexico. and central texas and oklahoma has a chance of getting drenched friday into saturday. 1-3 inches wide spread. locally up to 4 inches. and saturday probably -- there are two spots with a good chance of rain on saturday. unfortunately the northwest. especially seattle and portland areas. and then lake charles to new orleans to jackson, mississippi are going to get drenched. today's forecast, not too bad. isolated showers. seattle.year.
upper 50s, low 60s. and variable temperatures in the 80s. you don't like a rainy halloween for any of the kids. >> no you really don't. you want it to be decent temperatures. >> sad. a lot of effort, money, and time. >> and it's all about the candy. >> right. >> thanks bill. well a lottery mistake that turned out just great. and the former speaker of the house prepares for a possible jail seasons. you are watching early today. when your cold is this bad... ...you need new theraflu expressmax. theraflu expressmax combines... maximum strength medicines available without a prescription... ...to fight your worst cold and flu symptoms... ...so you can feel better fast and get back to the job at hand. new theraflu expressmax. the power to feel better.tm
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february 29th. prosecutors are recommending up to six months in jail. after videos of an officer slamming a student to the floor in a south carolina high school went viral senior deputy ben fields was fired yesterday from the richland county sheriff's department. >> the fact that he picked a student up and he threw the student across the room. that is not a proper technique and should not be used in law enforcement. >> sheriff says a third video shows the student punching the officer in a classroom. >> the head of the south korean for ree company has been sentenced to seven years in prison. they found the company president responsible for failing to maintain proper storage and cargo restrictions which contributed to the ship's sinking. how would you like to win the lottery by accident. that is exact what happened in california. the clerk accidentally pressed the button for the power ball ticket which could not be
canceled. at first he wasn't happy but that soon changed when the ticket matched five numbers for $380,000. time to get down to business now with landon dowdy. good morning. >> good morning to you. a drug deal in the making. pfizer in preliminary talks to take over allergan. a completed deal would catapult a combined entity past the world's largest healthcare company which is johnson and johnson and would rank the deal as one of the largest in history. allergan is best known as the maker of botox. and cyber monday an although less emphasis is on black friday this year. sales are expected to rise 12% to hit $3 billion for the first time according adobe. and sales on thanksgiving day are expected to post the fastestest growth rising 18% to $1.6 billion.
before we hit thanksgiving there is halloween and the national retail federation estimates 20 million pet owners will dress their furry loved ones up this season spending 350 million on costumes. back to you. >> thank you so much. just ahead game one of the world series took 14 innings. game two? a total blow out. plus his nickname is swaggy p and this is his swaggy three. 's, gazing out on an unforgiving landscape. for while the people who come in here use quilted northern, a toilet paper that works so well they completely forget their experience... daddy gator sees all and forgets nothing. "i've got to motor out of here," he thinks. "this is no place to raise a child." quilted northern. designed to be forgotten.
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this morning on today, just in time for halloween. in transylvania, in the very spot that inspired dracula. when you see this place you will know why. now it is time for the latest in sports. here's betty nguyen. good morning. >> good morning dara. in sports we start on the diamond. game two of the world series can be summed up in one word. masterful. talking about the incredible pitching by cueto. he pitched a two hitter. he's also the first american league tore pitch a complete game since 1991. the royals won 7-1 and lead 2-0. game three in new york on friday. now to the nba. lakers, t wolves.
young wows the crowd with this buzz eer beater. and kobe bryant marks his 20th season with the lakers. but in the end it was 112-111 for the wolves. and in brooklyn, a win over the mets. billy donovan who are won his nba coaching debut leading the thund tore a 112-106 win over the spurs. and it looks like baseball veteran bud black will become the new manager of the nationals. there you have it. well just ahead, guess which huge eighties star is coming out of retirement. and a beak into jimmy hendrix old london flat. excellent
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leading the news on nbc news com. anonymous hackers threaten to release names of the ku klux klan members. the two groups are in a midst of a yearlong battle which started during the civil unrest in ferguson. and in the los angeles times oxygen found on comets. astronomers detected molecular oxygen outside of the solar system only twice before. the comet will soon pass the orbit of mars. mr. a seven-year-old made a startling discovery yesterday. a teddy bear stuff ed wied with
hypodermic needles. authorities tested the needles and they were all tested positive for method. pricked with one by accident a boy was taken to the hospital for treatment. the incident is still under investigation. and the driver of a car had a problem and lost control. the car went through several bushes trees and a fence before coming to a stop on the roof. fortunately no one was harmed. >> -- boss hog and daisy. >> making new friends is easier if you do this. people who take part in singing groups. they bonded far more quickly than in other social activities like writing or crafts. the oxford university researchers say it helps reduce isolation and creates the sense of community. that is a good one. and a huge halloween weekend is ahead. >> come on. >> a yuge halloween.
a giant trump kin made its debut. and you must admit it does bear a striking resemblance to the candidate. >> huge donald and the skinny donald. >> and these are the masks. they are making trump masks. they will be exported to 30 countries around the world and retail for about $36. >> what is the trump effect outside of our country? are a lot of people. >> it is the hair. all about the hair. now time more a look ahead. the 21 year old graduate of new hampshire prep school will be convicted today. convicted of sexual assaulting another student. as part of a campus ritual and he faces eleven years in prison. also the house will vote today on the next speaker. congressman paul ryan is widely expected to be the choice. and the happy birthday.
boulder--- ten candidates look to separate from the pack in last night's g-o racing towards the finish line in boulder, colorado. ten candidates look to separate from the pack in last night's gop debate. the standout that could see the bump in the polls. airing it out in oakland. not footballs, but complaints and questions as the nfl seeks public input from a fan base that might be jilted from the raiders. a man now accused of murder shows up at the santa clara county jail with critical information about a body and is told to go somewhere else. "today in the bay" starts right now. and a good thursday morning, thank you for joining us. i'm sam brock. >> i'm laura garcia-cannon. let's get to that forecast and see what we are in store for. >> cool and all clear across the